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NAS Sutton Branch

A branch of the National Autistic Society

Benefits and Funding

 

PLEASE NOTE: Organisations listed are not endorsed or recommended by the NAS Sutton Branch or the NAS. You should always ensure that any service, activity or therapy that you are considering for yourself or your child / young person is appropriate to their needs and that the provider is a fit and proper person to deliver such services.

 

If you would like to add information to this list please email us at sutton@nas.org.uk

 

 

Benefit Enquiry Line https://www.gov.uk/benefit-enquiry-line   Tel: 0800882200

 

Carers Allowance Information https://www.gov.uk/carers-allowance/overview Tel: 0800882200

Information on government benefits available to carers

 

Contact a Family http://www.cafamily.org.uk Tel: 0808 8083555

CAF is a national charity for families with disabled children, which provides information, advice and support. CaF brings families together so they can support each other and campaigns to improve their circumstances.

 

Disability Living Allowance Information https://www.gov.uk/dla-disability-living-allowance-benefit/overview   Tel: 0845 7123456

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is a tax-free benefit for disabled people who need help with mobility or care costs.

 

Family Fund http://www.familyfund.org.uk Tel: 01904 621115  Email: Info@familyfund.org.uk 

Family Fund provides grants for families on lower incomes who are raising disabled or seriously ill children up to the age of 17 for a wide range of items, such as washing machines, sensory toys, family breaks, bedding, tablets, furniture, outdoor play equipment, clothing and computers.

 

Sutton Citizens Advice Bureau http://www.suttonadvice.org.uk Tel: 0208 4053552

Sutton Borough CAB Service is a registered charity that provides information and advice on issues such as housing, welfare benefits, employment, debt and relationship breakdown. Free, confidential, independent and impartial service.

 

Sutton Carers Centre http://www.carers.org/local-service/sutton Tel: 0208 296 5611

Sutton Carers Centre offers support and advice for carers, including information, counselling, support groups, social activities and complementary therapies. Weekly ASD support group.